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States lead the way – in the US and even India!

Weekly environmental news round up by Laveesh Bhandari Indicus Foundation

The Unearth Bulletin

February 17 · Issue #49 · View online
Towards a Sustainable & Inclusive World

Weekly environmental news round up by Laveesh Bhandari
Indicus Foundation

As national governments across the world take increasingly narrower stands, a new phenomenon is occurring that counteracts this short-sightedness.  Sub-national governments are becoming more and more pro-active on the environment, in many cases taking actions that undo those of their own national governments.  Only time will tell whether this is a short-term phenomenon, or the start of a new global order, where sub-national governments have a wider perspective and lead the way of a new environmental oriented world economic order.  We can hope!
Government Actions this week
Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet
Cuomo Pledges to Set Energy Efficiency Target for New York
Capt Amarinder clears air, says no rethink on closure of Bathinda thermal plant
How the government ignored the cost of pollution
Germany faces risks, higher costs without focus on green finance
California's climate policies have created thousands of jobs
Interference of union leaders in garbage collection plays spoilsport
Other Stories this Week
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